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Sweet And Sour Turnip And Carrot Salad

Prep Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: carrot salad, sweet and sour, turnip
Servings: 4


  • box grater
  • 1 large bowl
  • 1 medium bowl
  • whisk


  • 2 medium carrots, peeled and grated 
  • 1 turnip, peeled and grated 
  • 3 tbsp lime juice 
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil 
  • 1 tsp sesame oil 
  • 1 tsp granulated sugar
  • tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp fish sauce 
  • ¼ cup cilantro leaves 
  • 1 tsp black sesame seeds 


  • Peel the carrots and turnips, then coarsely grate them. Toss them together in a large bowl. In a medium bowl, use a whisk to mix together the remaining components that will make up the sauce: lime juice, oils, sugar, cayenne pepper and fish sauce. Mix until the sugar dissolves. Pour the dressing over the grated vegetables, tossing to coat. Sprinkle with the cilantro and sesame seeds. Enjoy Sweet And Sour Turnip And Carrot Salad!